Apart from Lake Toba, there is an interesting tourist location to visit, namely the Lobang River in Simalungun North Sumatra.
According to the story, it is said that it is famous for being haunted but has clear water and is turquoise like in the sea.
So, read the reviews below.
Clear River Like Sea Water
Lobang River or the surrounding community calls it sunglo or umbul, a natural bathing pool. It is unique from other rivers, namely its clear blue water like seawater.
It is called the Lobang River because in the middle of the pond there is a large hole reaching approximately 50 meters. In the hole, the water is dark blue, while the other parts are light blue-greenish. The depth other than the hole is about 2 meters.
This river was formed from an underground eruption then became a spring hole, about hundreds of years old. According to residents, it is said that this river is known to be haunted !!!
If someone has bad intentions while bathing in the pool, so they will drown. So, Traveler Friend must maintain good manners and be careful when entering the pool.
Facilities, Ticket Prices, and Location
Tourism facilities still need development because they have attractive tourism potential, while there are bathrooms, seating, and others. The price of free admission is free of charge.
Location of Lobang River
Location of Lobang River is in Keruansa I, Pematang Bandar, Simalungun Regency, Pematangsiantar, North Sumatra. From Pematangsiantar city is about 30 km and takes about 56 minutes drive.
Other Tourism in North Sumatra
Furthermore, for other tours in North Sumatra, there is Telaga Dwi Warna Sibolangit Waterfall which is in the Sibolangit forest. It has a unique color and water temperature, where cold water is blue while warm water is white.
Access to the waterfall starts from the Sibolangit campsite then trekking through the forest with a travel time of 2 hours, here Traveler Friend can hire tour guide services. Entrance ticket per person IDR 25,000.
The location of the waterfall is in Bandar Baru, Sibolangit, Deli Serdang, North Sumatra, tourist operating hours from 08.00 am to 05.00 pm, and open every day.
That is the review of the Lobang River in Simalungun. It could be an option while on vacation in North Sumatra, but keep your health protocols, okay!